Spritz Christmas Trees
very important to use butter in this recipe. If you use
margarine, the cookie will be soft and won't taste as rich. You
need a cookie press that has changeable stamped plates. A metal
manual press with a screw type handle works best and lasts
1 Cup Butter
3/4 Cup Sugar
Sift the dry
2 1/4 Cups
Sifted All-Purpose Flour 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
blend the sifted dry ingredients into the creamed butter
with a few drops of green food coloring.
Use the tree
plate in the cookie press. Fill the press with cookie dough.
press on the ungreased baking sheet. Turn the plunger handle
until the cookie is formed. Lift the press and the cookie will
cookies with colored sugar.
Bake at 375
degrees for 10-12 minutes.
cookies to cooling racks.
in an airtight container.
Makes 6-7 dozen cookies.